Category: The Trekking Hobbit

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The Art of Writing Conference {with notes!}

“Every writer should make an effort to attend writers’ conferences,” they said. “It’ll be fun,” they said. Boy howdy, were they right!¬† Caroline (of Cosmos and a Cuppa) and I set out with her husband Daniel and their 15-month-old on Tuesday morning, bound for the Art of Writing Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Before I go any further with this story, allow me to say … Read More The Art of Writing Conference {with notes!}

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Trekking Out of the Hobbit Hole: WWII Re-Enactment!

I think I’ve pretty much established my passion for World War II history on this blog. It’s been my favorite time period ever since I was little. So many of my favorite movies/TV shows revolve around it, our whole family vacation this year centered around walking in the footsteps of the famous Band of Brothers–and I’m even writing a book about an English family … Read More Trekking Out of the Hobbit Hole: WWII Re-Enactment!

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Book Review/Shout-Out: “How Easy Company Became a Band of Brothers”

Last year, not long after I read and watched¬†Band of Brothers for the first time, I found out about a Kickstarter project run by a descendant of one of Easy Company’s most beloved medics. Chris Langlois, the grandson of Eugene “Doc” Roe, had an idea for a children’s book about Easy Company and had started a fundraising campaign so he could have the book … Read More Book Review/Shout-Out: “How Easy Company Became a Band of Brothers”

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The Hobbits Take Toccoa {a vacation post}

Hello again, one and all! I’m back to blogging after returning home from our family vacation to Georgia and South Carolina! For her 50th birthday my mom decided she wanted to challenge herself with the “Three miles up, three miles down” hike up Mount Currahee in Toccoa, Georgia. This is where the famous Easy Company of the 101st Airborne’s 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (dubbed … Read More The Hobbits Take Toccoa {a vacation post}